Orphan Photos and Found Pictures in the News

“You can’t save them all.” When I mentioned to a friend how painful it is to see an abandoned family photo she reminded me of all the thousands if not millions of images are out there lost to family. She’s right. I can’t save every photo I see, but my new Instagram account @photodetective is…

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Ask Maureen: Photo Reunions

Patience wrote: I found a stack of quite good portrait photos from the late 1800’s – mostly from California but also from NY, Minnesota, Indiana. Only a very few have names of whose photo it is – but almost all of them have the name of the photography studio. What would be the best way…

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